[AusNOG] Pics of Google's DCs finally,.

Paul Gear ausnog at libertysys.com.au
Thu Oct 18 13:20:44 EST 2012

On 10/18/2012 11:37 AM, Matt Perkins wrote:
> I recommend a large pair of bolt cutters. It snaps the drive in two in 
> one swipe and requires more effort to lift the bolt cutters then it 
> does to break the drive.
> Again very therapeutic especially if the drive you are destroying 
> just  cost you hours of work.
> Matt
> On 18/10/12 12:34 PM, Luke Iggleden wrote:
>>> I've used one of the hand-operated crushers before, as well as a good
>>> workout it's *amazingly* cathartic.
>> Its quite fun just using a general hammer as well, you need to learn 
>> the 'soft' bits of the drive so you can get it in one good hit though.

I always preferred an angle grinder, or a screwdriver to the platter 
while the drive was powered up, but the bolt cutters do sound rather good.


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